Celebrating Native American Heritage Month #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
Native American Heritage Month is a month long celebration recognizing and honoring the achievements, contributions, sacrifices and legacy of Native Americans. Learn more about Native American Heritage Month here
The quest for a national honoring of Native Americans began in the early 20th Century as a private effort. As far back as the late 1970s, Congress has enacted legislation and subsequent presidents have issued annual proclamations designating a day, a week or a month to celebrate and commemorate the nation’s American Indian and Alaska Native heritage. In 2009, Congress passed and the President signed legislation that established the Friday immediately following Thanksgiving Day of each year as “Native American Heritage Day.”
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.
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Its wonderful to see the tech/maker/coder community support technology education.
And it blows me away to see them learn how to use that technology to support and preserve our heritage while gaining the skills necessary to compete in a modern job market!